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Import and Export laws of Gabon

Gabon is a medium sized country with around 2M Gabonese. Official language is French. Gabon uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+01:00. Currency used in Gabon is Central African CFA franc (XAF).

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Import Regulation

Tobacco 🚬

400 cigarettes;

125 cigars; and

500 grams tobacco.

Currency πŸ’΅

Travellers who are arriving from an Economic Community of Central African State (CEMAC) country may carry an unlimited amount of CEMAC currency.

Travellers who are arriving from outside CEMAC may import a maximum of 4,000,000FCFA. Any amount over 1,000,000FCFA must be declared.

Travellers may import an unlimited amount of foreign currency, however it must be declared to customs upon arrival.

Prohibited β›”

Illegal narcotics.

National treasures.

Organs and tissue from the human body.

Waste and radioactive waste.

Counterfeit goods.

Any media portraying child pornography.

Gris-gris or other voodoo talismans.

Restricted ⚠️

Cats, dogs, and other live animals require a veterinary certificate.

Plants and their derivative products such as fruit, flowers, and vegetables require a phytosanitary certificate.

Relics of any kind require special authorisation.

Cultural property requires a certificate issued by the Ministry of Culture and Communication.

Certain medicines, narcotic and psychotropic substances require a medical certificate.

War materials, weapons, and ammunition require a licence for import.

Other rules ℹ️

500g jewellery.

Goods for personal use, including toiletries, clothing, electronics, sporting equipment, and musical instruments.

Export Regulation

Prohibited β›”

Same as prohibited to import list.

Restricted ⚠️

Foreign currency must be declared, and must not exceed the amount the traveller declared upon arrival.

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